A greenhouse-turned-lounge, tucked under the Metro-North Railroad, sounds like a strange location for a night out on the town, but that's exactly what lures visitors to Moscow 57.Part of a weekly summer pop-up event series, Moscow 57 is the brainchild of Ellen Kaye. If she sounds familiar, it's beca ... More >>
A greenhouse-turned-lounge, tucked under the Metro-North Railroad, sounds like a strange location for a night out on the town, but that's exactly what lures visitors to Moscow 57.Part of a weekly summer pop-up event series, Moscow 57 is the brainchild of Ellen Kaye. If she sounds familiar, it's ... More >>
When past and future collide, does the present win?
via Cats Who Look Like SkrillexWill this cat win Best New Artist?Welcome to Sound of the City's liveblog of the 54th Annual Grammys, coming to you live from a couch in Astoria. There are quite a few questions lurking around tonight's ceremony. Will Adele sweep the three major categories in wh ... More >>
A good while back, I was envisioning a Grammy-night dogfight between what, at that point, were my two favorite albums of 2011: Lady Gaga's Born This Way and Paul Simon's So Beautiful or So What. (Both ended up on my Pazz & Jop ballot.)I mentioned this to Maura and she said, "No. Adele." Up went my v ... More >>
Gaga for Gaga! And that Steve Buscemi—what a character!
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Celebration Madison Square Garden Thursday, October 29 The first half of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's two-night benefit concert and 25th-anniversary celebration lasted six hours, ended at 1:30 a.m. and featuring star-studded sets by curators Bruce S ... More >>
Allen Toussaint MetroTech Center Thursday, June 11 It is 12:15 p.m., ominous and overcast, and the emcee is stalling by announcing that he's stalling, complaining about the Mets, complaining about his pants. New Orleans r&b legend Allen Toussaint will be out shortly. A crowd of quiet, seemingly d ... More >>
Michael Becker / FOX Allison's hair is back to normal, Scott's is growing back, Lil's is yet again gorgeously coiffed, and "This is American Idol," says Ryan as we scan the remaining eight players. If last week's one-and-a-half-hour show was a reprieve, this week I've got it really easy with only a ... More >>
The middle-aged comics still don't wanna grow up. Yay.
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Dusty Springfield, 19391999